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Dance instructors run a lucrative trade offering private lessons to couples before their wedding receptions, typically the tango.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread|IranWire|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Add on some lucrative sponsorship deals with Pepsi, Adidas, and Turkish Airlines, and he takes home about $65 million a year.
There is certainly a lucrative yet dignified sweet spot between small time micro-brewer and soulless mass-producer.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And this week CNPC agreed to buy 10 percent of Vankorneft, a Rosneft subsidiary, which operates the lucrative Vankor oil field.
It was the first of many hits, a lucrative side project that earned Noor around $350 per target.Obama’s Deadly Informants: The Drone Spotters of Pakistan|Umar Farooq, Syed Fakhar Kakakhel|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ostrich farming is not only an interesting industry for the Boers, but it is a most lucrative business.The World and Its People: Book VII|Anna B. Badlam
In his latter days he was afflicted with great poverty, for the positions he held were always more honorable than lucrative.Great Italian and French Composers|George T. Ferris
The Hansa in its turn pleaded that it merely exercised the right of neutrals, and persisted in not abandoning a lucrative trade.The Hansa Towns|Helen Zimmern
The drug is smuggled across the border very easily and a lucrative trade is carried on.Camps and Trails in China|Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
Cyprus had once a lucrative trade with Syria, in the oil extracted from the seed of the jujube tree.Cyprus|Franz von Lher